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Workshops & Lectures for Clinicians

Workshops & Lectures for Clinicians2018-03-14T00:08:09+00:00

What kids with ADHD wish you knew and how you can help: the 5C’s approach for success in school and life

Based on interviews with dozens of kids and their parents as well as over 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Saline provides you with extremely helpful insights into how kids honestly think and feel about having ADHD and how to better assist them. She has created a unique, strength-based approach called “the 5 C’s of ADHD parenting” that helps families improve self-Control, Compassion, Collaboration, Consistency and Celebration. She integrates mindfulness, cognitive therapy and positive psychology while teaching effective skills to reduce the stress in families’ lives. This presentation will be both didactic and experiential in nature.

The ABC’s of ADHD and Executive Functioning in children and adolescents

This training will provide clinicians with the tools they need to work comfortably and competently with children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD and their families. After reviewing biological, psychological and social factors related to ADHD and common co-existing mental health issues, Dr. Saline offers innovative, strength-based strategies to teach much-needed executive functioning skills and reduce conflict between kids and parents. This presentation will be both didactic and experiential in nature.

What were you thinking? How understanding the teen brain can improve your work with adolescents and their families

How does the biology of the adolescent brain relate to behavior, emotion, psychology, and socialization? What does this mean for clinical work with teens and their families? After reviewing recent research about the changing teen brain and risky behaviors,  Dr. Saline provides a variety of interventions based on systems and psychodynamic theories, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness and positive psychology to improve executive functioning skills, increase self-awareness, maintain relationships and foster independence. This presentation will be both didactic and experiential in nature.